A gilt-bronze figure of Amitayus, 18th Century, approx. 20cm
Lot 287
A gilt-bronze figure of Amitayus Qianlong, dated by inscription to gengyin year (corresponding to AD1770)
Sold for £6,000 (US$ 10,084) inc. premium
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A gilt-bronze figure of Amitayus, 18th Century, approx. 20cm
Lot Details
A gilt-bronze figure of Amitayus
Qianlong, dated by inscription to gengyin year (corresponding to AD1770)
The bodhisattva cast seated cross-legged with the hands resting in dhyana mudra, the hair painted blue under a five-pointed crown, the figure wearing a robe covering the left shoulder and seated on a cloth falling over the tiered pedestal and a separately cast flaming mandorla behind.
21cm (8¼in) (2).

Footnotes

  • 清乾隆1770年 銅鎏金無量壽佛坐像 陰刻「大清乾隆庚寅年敬造」楷書款
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